Shouldered jar with trumpet neck
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4530 A
Rim diameter: 12.5 cm; Base diameter: 2.7 cm; Height: 29.5 cm
Medium or Technique
Pottery (Nile Silt)
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Shouldered jar with modeled rim, trumpet neck, and pointed base whose tip has been flattened: reconstructed from sherds, complete. The body of the jar was handmade, possibly through coiling, while the neck and rim were made on the slow wheel or similar turning device. Repaired and partially restored in 1935. Reisner type B-LIXb.
From Giza, G4530A. 1915: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition